Pain management is designed to treat chronic pain and allow a person to live a full, enjoyable life. Pain management requires a person's dedication, commitment, and knowledge in order to achieve the best results. It can be a great alternative to back pain surgery. It's important to understand the differences between non-invasive non-drug pain management (e.g. exercise), pain management (e.g. pain medications and anti-depressants), and invasive pain management (e.g. injections).

A major difference between the spinal cord stimulation procedure and the trial process is the implantation of the generator under the skin.

Nerve blocks are injections of an anesthetic directly in the region of an affected painful nerve. The goal of nerve blocks is to interrupt the transmission of pain from a nerve to the brain.
Cold lasers are effective in treating a variety of pain conditions, including carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, fibromyaglia pain, arthritis pain, and neck pain...

Rechargeable spinal cord stimulators may be an option for people who have continued to experience chronic back or neck pain after several months of nonsurgical treatment.

Spinal cord stimulation can help alleviate pain for people who have failed back surgery syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, chronic neck and back pain, and several other conditions.
advertisement
advertisement

Find a Physician Near You

stethoscope-icon
Search for a Doctor
advertisement